King: America Not Safe When Terror Warning Signs Suppressed Due to Political Correctness, Fear Bigotry Accusations

Wednesday on CNN’s “New Day,” Rep. Steve King (R-IA) discussed how to handle the terrorism threat in the wake last weekend’s terrorist shooting in Orlando, FL. King warned that political correctness is suppressing signs that could alert the authorities to a potential terrorism attack because of the fear of sounding any alarm could come with the label of being called a bigot. Transcript as follows: CHRIS CUOMO, CNN ANCHOR: All right, the politics of terror in the midst of no sign of action in the wake of Orlando, of any kind on any issue. So, let’s test the implications of what’s going on here. GOP leaders, they’re having to deal with what Trump said about the president and about this situation. Let’s discuss with Republican congressman Steve King, of Iowa. Congressman, good to see you. I’m sorry it’s in such a terrible time that the country is experiencing, but it matters. And I’m hearing froma lot of people in your party, higher-ups as well, stop saying we, they keep saying. Say Trump, don’t say we. We don’t own everything that he says, whether it’s the president being sympathetic toward Islamic terror or most of what he’s saying. Don’t say we.